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By Dan Urazandi The history of paid parking in Davis has unfolded outside my store window. From here, the center of downtown and the maelstrom of the debate on paid parking, I can see the cause of parking problems and effect of supposed solutions. I can see close to 40... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The Davisite
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The following letter was sent by UAW 2865 Davis Unit. See previous article for more context. Dear members, Solidarity forever! On Wednesday, March 20th, thousands of campus workers will go on strike across the UC system to demand a living wage while maintaining and expanding essential benefits and protections like... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Davisite
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UPTE will strike on March 20th. Pickets will run at College Park and Russell Blvd (Davis campus) and 2315 Stockton Blvd (Sacramento medical center) from 7 AM to 6 PM on Wednesday March 20th. All UPTE members will be on strike for 24 hours, beginning at 4am on March 20th.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at The Davisite
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The following letter was submitted to the Davis City Council yesterday (March 15) and is reprinted here with permission of the author. For background information on the proposed Chiles project, see this Davis Enterprise article. The Council will consider the project at its upcoming meeting on Tuesday, March 19. To... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2019 at The Davisite
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The following is a modified version of a letter I sent on February 11 to Ryan Rzepecki, CEO/Founder of JUMP, the electric bike share brand owned by Uber that is the sole provider of bike share in Davis (as well as Sacramento, UC Davis and West Sacramento). I have not... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2019 at The Davisite
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At Pence Gallery with an Artist’s Reception on March 8, 6-9pm Known for magic realism and egg tempera technique, Sullivan-Beeman will be showing her largest all-in-print work to date L: "Black Swam" print 16 x 20 inches, framed 18 x 22 inches on Moab Entrada 290 gsm cottom rag, edition... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2019 at The Davisite
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Technology meets artistry in a captivating art installation titled "Second Bite: The Wisdom of the Apple" that opens this weekend in Davis. The unique and multi-sensory art installation showcases nearly 100 interconnected Apple computers, powerful yet diverse imagery and mesmerizing music designed to challenge visitors to explore age-old themes and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2019 at The Davisite
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Bistro 33 Impossible burger at dinner By Linnea Patterson Plant-based eating is growing faster than ever in 2019. For this we can thank the many creative chefs whose innovations allow more and more people to become comfortable with meat alternatives. The COOL Cuisine Burger Battle is a month-long contest where... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2019 at The Davisite
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“Public college and universities tuition free? Damn right.” Bernie Sanders , most popular politician in the U.S. [1] WHAT: State funding for higher education has declined by 65% in the last four decades, part of a broader gutting of the U.S. public education system. In response, tuition and fees have... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2019 at The Davisite
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(From press release) DavisGIG is a community group that is advocating for municipal ownership of Fiber Optic Internet Infrastructure for Davis. This would mean our community would invest in the construction of publicly-owned "tubes" to the Internet. Fiber Optic is the single best, most reliable Internet carrier cable. IT is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2019 at The Davisite
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by Alan Pryor, Treasurer and Principal Officer of No on Measure L INTRODUCTION In previous articles pertaining to the financial disclosures of the Yes on Measure L/West Davis Active Adult Community campaign on the November 2018 ballot in Davis, I provided evidence showing: About $70,000 of campaign expenditures that were... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2019 at The Davisite
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By Alan Pryor, Treasurer and Principal Officer of the No on Measure L campaign. In an article I authored and published on February 12th in both the Davisite and Davis Vanguard, I vehemently disagreed with and disputed allegations that the No on Measure L campaign committed expenditure or finance reporting... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2019 at The Davisite
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by Alan Pryor, Treasurer and Principal Officer of the No on Measure L campaign. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND The “unclean hands” legal doctrine is where one party in a legal dispute argues the other party is not entitled to obtain an equitable remedy because the other party is acting unethically or... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2019 at The Davisite
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There’s no easier way to do something good for the planet (and your health) than to sit down and bite into a juicy, flavor-packed plant-based burger with friends or family. And thanks to COOL Cuisine, a partner of Cool Davis, seventeen eateries in Davis will be offering plant-based burgers or... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2019 at The Davisite
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(From press release) Last year the Celebration of Abraham focused on making space for otherness as a first step in valuing different traditions and recognizing that something unfamiliar doesn't have to bring fear. The theme for this year builds on last year's exploration of diversity by acknowledging that to make... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2019 at The Davisite
By Tom Stallard and Don Saylor A new year offers a clean slate — a chance to celebrate achievements, assess the challenges of the past and start the new year with fresh energy. Our biggest achievement in 2018 was the launch of Valley Clean Energy (VCE), our local public electricity... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2019 at The Davisite
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(From press release). Customers of Valley Clean Energy — the local green energy provider that partners with PG&E for delivery of electricity to customers in Davis, Woodland, and unincorporated Yolo County — need not fear an interruption in service following PG&E’s announcement Monday that it intends to seek bankruptcy protection.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2019 at The Davisite
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By Alan Pryor Following are comments I delivered to the Davis City Council at their last December meeting. My name is Alan Pryor and I am on the City's Natural Resources Commission and their Hazardous Materials Subcommittee. But I am speaking tonight as a private citizen. I am here to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2019 at The Davisite
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The Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) board of directors has approved a $2.9 million grant to Valley Clean Energy (VCE) that will lay the foundation for increased electric vehicle charging opportunities and multi-modal transportation hubs in Yolo County. The City of Davis, Yolo County and the City of Woodland... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2018 at The Davisite
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By Lucas Frerichs and Tom Stallard In a disappointing decision, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) recently voted to approve increases to the “exit fees” charged to Valley Clean Energy (VCE) customers by PG&E. Valley Clean Energy is our official locally governed electricity provider, bringing cleaner energy at competitive rates... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2018 at The Davisite
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By Todd Edelman The City of Davis and many other local government entities are distributing masks for "free". While there have been some shortages and limited availability of masks for children, a big problem is counties and cities have different recommendations about use, e.g. because of risks of carbon dioxide... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2018 at The Davisite
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Hello Davisites, DavisGIG is pleased to report the City is conducting a phone survey about city owned fiber optic broadband that is now under way. We are also conducting a web version of the survey at http://www.davisgig.org/survey. Please see this letter below that is being sent to 20000 households and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at The Davisite
Sunday, Dec. 2nd, 9:30am to 1:00pm Davis United Methodist Church - 1620 Anderson Road, Davis Benefit the greater good by purchasing your holiday gifts at Davis United Methodist Church’s Alternative Giving Christmas Fair on Sunday, December 2 from 9:30am to 1pm. Come discover homemade items and handicrafts from around the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2018 at The Davisite
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Dave Taormino asked the Davisite to post the photo at the left with the comment: "No comment." Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2018 at The Davisite
This letter is to encourage voters to elect David Murphy to the Area 2 position on the Yolo County Board of Education. I have known and respected David for nearly 20 years, meeting him through school related activities our daughters participated in. David led efforts in the past to improve... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2018 at The Davisite